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Nielsen to measure SVOD viewership in U.S.

The ratings company will allow subscribers to track how shows fare on Netflix, though the streamer refutes the accuracy of the data.

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MIPCOM: New players, new opportunities?

As Facebook and Snap offer more insight into their original content ambitions, producers hoping for a windfall of new inventory for original commissions are likely to be disappointed.

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CreamVR projects head to Hulu

Three titles, including NASCAR racing experience The Driver, are launching on the streamer’s VR app.

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JFL brings the virtual laughs

The Montreal festival has partnered with Felix & Paul on a seven-part VR experience that puts audiences face to face with comedians.

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Hot Sheet: Digital Demand Oct. 3 to 9, 2017

Star Trek: Discovery continues to top the digital chart, followed by The Handmaid’s Tale at #2 and Stranger Things at #3.

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Walmart, Interac go on-script with Shaftesbury

The Toronto producer has inked a deal with the companies on a digital series that seeks to push the boundaries of branded entertainment.

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Hot Sheet: Digital Demand Sept. 26 to Oct. 2, 2017

Star Trek: Discovery tops the digital chart, followed by The Handmaid’s Tale at #2 and Stranger Things at #3.

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Quebec politicians unite behind streamer tax

Members of the province’s legislature have voted unanimously for a motion that would see foreign SVODs pay provincial sales tax.

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T.O.-shot Star Trek: Discovery breaks viewership record

Bell Media is reporting big numbers for the fan-favourite franchise, which set up shop at Pinewood Studios in 2016.

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Hot Sheet: Digital Demand Sept. 19 to 25, 2017

The Handmaid’s Tale moves into the top spot, with Narcos at #2 and Stranger Things at #3.

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CraveTV partners with JFL on comedy specials

Hour-long specials from Canadian comics Debra DiGiovanni, Darcy Michael and Graham Chittenden will debut on the streamer in 2018.

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Deals: Portfolio, Quebecor, OUTtv

Portfolio Entertainment has signed its first deal with Chinese VOD iQiYi, Quebecor Content picks up five series for Club illico, plus more deals.